Democracy Now! Thursday, April 17, 2003
U.S. Forces Kill at Least a Dozen in Mosul: Independent Journalist May Ying Welsh Look at What the City Was Like Before the Invasion
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Earlier this week the Iraqi city of Mosul made headlines around the world when US troops fired on a crowd of civilians there. Al Jazeera reports over a dozen people died in the shooting. Dozens more were injured.
Did U.S. Antiquities Dealers Plan to Loot Iraq Themselves: A Debate Between the American Council for Cultural Policy and the Cambrian Archaeological Association
The looting of museums in Iraq has left thousands of invaluable artifacts missing, including the limestone Warqa Vase of 3,500 BC, the bull’s head harp of Ur, and the squatting Akkadian king of 2,300 BC.
The Pentagon, Propaganda & PR: A Look at Victoria Clarke & Margaret Tutwiler and Washington's Public Relations Campaign On Iraq
In many ways Victoria Clarke has become the voice of the Pentagon. As the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, Clarke oversees daily press briefings. She has also been credited with forming the idea of embedded journalists.
Noam Chomsky On the Invasion of Iraq, U.S. Global Dominance, Oil and How Washington Is Helping to Ignite a New Arms Race
Baghdad is still in a dangerous state of chaos.